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Penstemon or gaura cuttings?

B3B3 Posts: 27,293
OK. I know I  should  label cuttings.
Can anyone tell be which these three are?
 The variety  will have to wait until they flower.
Thank you.

In London. Keen but lazy.


  • Busy-LizzieBusy-Lizzie Posts: 23,779
    They look like Penstemons.
    Dordogne and Norfolk. Clay in Dordogne, sandy in Norfolk.
  • They look like Penstemons to me too. 🙂
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  • B3B3 Posts: 27,293
    edited April 2021
    Great! I hoped they were. Thanks @Busy-Lizzie
    Cuttings roulette easily avoided with a bit of foresight 😐
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • bullfinchbullfinch Posts: 688
    Those pictures could have been mine @B3! I've got identical plants in my greenhouse, cuttings from last year, and I know I took both penstemon and gaura sigh 🙄
  • WonkyWombleWonkyWomble Posts: 4,508
    Number 3 looks like gaura  😀I'm growing some at the same stage
  • B3B3 Posts: 27,293
    It is softer than the other two @WonkyWomble so you may well be right.
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • WonkyWombleWonkyWomble Posts: 4,508
    When I get a chance I'll take a photo of mine to compare
  • B3B3 Posts: 27,293
    Thank you @WonkyWomble😊
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • WonkyWombleWonkyWomble Posts: 4,508

    Sorry it's sideways  @B3 they were sown late last summer. 
    Haven't got any penstemon,  they never flower in my garden,  think I might be too crowded 😕
  • pitter-patterpitter-patter Posts: 2,409
    I was following this thread and it got me thinking... What are the leaf spots that lots of gauras get? I use that as an identifying feature sometimes, but is it normal for the plant to have them?
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